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Spread Eagle Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Hereford, Herefordshire,

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Latitude: 52.0542 / 52°3'15"N

Longitude: -2.7174 / 2°43'2"W

OS Eastings: 350904

OS Northings: 239776

OS Grid: SO509397

Mapcode National: GBR FL.DLLG

Mapcode Global: VH85N.VM8M

Plus Code: 9C4V373M+M2

Entry Name: Spread Eagle Inn

Listing Date: 10 June 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187190

English Heritage Legacy ID: 372388

Location: Hereford, County of Herefordshire, HR4

County: Herefordshire,

Civil Parish: Hereford

Built-Up Area: Hereford

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Hereford St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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683-1/2/202 (South side)
10/06/52 No.2
Spread Eagle Inn


Inn. late C18 front to C17 core.
Stucco; Welsh slate roof; C19 brick multiple stack to left
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellar; 3-window range: early C20
plain sashes in earlier cases with beaded reveals; 3/6 sashes
over; moulded coving to eaves. Late C19 inn front with
half-glazed central double-doors in panelled reveals, flanked
by plate-glass windows in moulded cases; flanked by moulded
wood Ionic pilasters; square-headed courtyard entrance to
right, with plain pilasters and plank door; moulded
fascia-board and modillioned hood with fluted consoles,
overall. Passage to rear has wood panelling to right; 6/6
sash, and part-glazed C19 panelled door to left, under jetty,
with early C20, 2/2 sash over; segmental arches; storeybands;
6/6 sash and 2-light casement over, to rear; gable of wing
displays C17 timber-framing with brick infill.
Further wing of C18 brickwork with sillband, to moulded wood
2nd floor storeyband; roughcast over; C18, 10/10 sash and
various sashes and casements; segmental arches; roughcast
gable; C18 brick stack; shallow pitch slate roof.
Further stable wing with various lights and casements, under
C20 plain tile roof; further wing with steep pitched
corrugated-asbestos roof displays mutilated timber-frame.
INTERIOR: C17 dogleg staircase with turned balusters and
moulded string and newel, with some missing balusters to attic
flight; C17 barleysugar twist balusters to rear stair.
Attic: exposed purlins; exposed C17 box-framing; two C19 plank
doors; queen strut truss. 2nd floor: five 4-panel doors; C19,
6-panel door; panelled risers to windows with architraves. 1st
floor: exposed framing with diagonal braces, probably of No.1
King Street (qv); chamfered ceiling beams. Ground floor:
exposed ceiling joists and beam, to rear range; C19 fireplace
with 4-centred arch; C17 panelled dado; ceiling cornice;
corner-stack. Cellar: medieval octagonal pillar and capital,
under massive beam; masonry lining and stackbase; plank door;
pointed arch to blocked doorhead.

Listing NGR: SO5090439776

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